This clinical practice guideline is intended to help clinicians make decisions about when and how to safely taper and stop benzodiazepine receptor agonists (BZRAs). This guideline applies to patients who are using BZRAs to treat primary insomnia or comorbid insomnia where the potential comorbidities are effectively managed. 13 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
"This nursing best practice guideline (BPG)* is a comprehensive document that provides resources for evidencebased nursing practice. It is not intended to be a manual or “how to” guide, but rather a tool to guide best practices and enhance decision-making for nurses and other health-care providers working with adults (18 years and older) who are at risk for falls and fall injuries. The Guideline should be reviewed and applied in accordance with both the needs of individual organizations or practice settings, and the needs and preferences of persons and their families accessing the health system for care and services. In addition, the Guideline offers an overview of appropriate tructures and supports for providing the best possible evidence-based care." 129 Pages. Last reviewed October, 2017.
This 8 page guide is intended to provide the necessary information for patients and Substitute Decision Makers to make informed decisions regarding tube feeding. It reviews commonly asked questions and easy to understand answers.
This document explains the importance of capacity as a health care topic, responsibilities of health care providers, why capacity can be a challenging topic, the legislation behind health care decision making, tips and resources specifically relevant to primary care.
This webpage provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding the purpose and role of the Capacity Assessment Office in Ontario. It also outlines how mental incapacity is defined and the role of the Capacity Assessor.
This resource provides a multifactorial checklist for fall risk assessment, links to fall risk assessment tools and an algorithm to guide assessment, intervention and referral processes. Developed by the Champlain Falls Prevention Strategy.
This web page outlines the national plan for eye and vision research pertaining to low vision and blindness rehabilitation at the National Eye Institute. it provides background information on low vision and blindness rehabilition, program goals, highlights of revent progress, and their program objectives.